and the s&p 500 was off a fraction. volume held steady on the big board, and dropped slightly on the nasdaq, dipping below two billion shares. jobless claims dropped modestly in the last week. they were down 3,000 to 450,000. producer prices, which track inflation at the wholesale level, rose slightly, up just four-tenths of a percent. that was in line with forecasts. the senate has passed a $30 billion bill to boost lending to small businesses, helping them expand. the measure now heads to the house, which is expected to pass it and send it to the president. and one in seven americans lived in poverty last year; that works out to 44 million people. the census bureau says the poverty rate hit 14.3% in 2009 due to the recession. >> that's what we are all about- - gaming. still ahead, playing xbox one on >> tom: still ahead, playing xbox one on one with tony bartel, president of the world's largest video game retailer, gamestop.